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post #11 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-06-2012, 01:33 PM
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ADF makes a lot more sense...they are known for making noise, whereas I've never heard of a betta making noises before...

And comparing it to other ADF noises on youtube, they seem similar.

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post #12 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-06-2012, 02:14 PM
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It's 100% the frog NOT the fish, my cousins ADF do this ALL THE TIME because he has girls and boys in a tank. I believe that is the mating song males sing to females. It's normally very rare to catch it so you got lucky getting it but no this is 100% NOT the fish. I know this sound all too well, they kept me up at night when I was watching them and I also youtubed it. The frog all the way, it's the EXACT same sound. Take a look for yourself.

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post #13 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-06-2012, 03:54 PM
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really??? i'll run a test over the weekend....i'll remove my betta and see if the sound is still there. i will update on monday.... if it is the frog, the poor bastard's been croaking for weeks. he must be horny as hell!
thanx for the input....
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Wow I am glad its the frog and if I ever heard Perseus making a sound like that I would jump out of my chair..lol !

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Firedrake and Genie made noises when I had them.
They mostly did it when I was about to feed them. It was a small clicking noise.
But yeah male dwarf frogs do make calls.
I always thought it was just because they were closing their mouths too hard though. I didn't know they intentionally made noise. I always though fish communicated via dancing or something (yeah I know that sounds really stupid but that's what I honestly thought)

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All I know is that angel fish make a Brrrrr noise and some of the synodontis genus make squeaking sounds (hence the term squeaker).

That one is a little bit scary and unusual... I sleep by my bettas tank for around a month and I haven't heard anything though... If its the betta and not the frog, then he must be high in their hierarchy and the plan for world domination is underway...

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lol that really creeped me out at first! haha
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post #18 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-06-2012, 06:04 PM
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Here is the song of a frog. It's the frog.
frogsong

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Thanks for all the responses....it is the frog. Ive been blaming the poor Betta for weeks.
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post #20 of 23 (permalink) Old 09-06-2012, 09:51 PM
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Ths frog is in love with the betta.

Ah the pain of unrequited desire. Cupid's arrows cut deep.

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